Forensic Nursing Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has 8 schools where forensic nursing faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in forensic nursing in the city of Philadelphia, which encompasses forensic nursing training at the following levels:

  • Forensic Nursing Certificate
  • Associates degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Bachelors degree in Forensic Nursing
  • Masters degree in Forensic Nursing
  • PhD degree in Forensic Nursing


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Forensic Nursing Employment

Philadelphia 5,310
Pennsylvania 13,110

Exactly 5,310 of the 13,110 forensic nursing professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 4% decline in the number of forensic nursing professionals. Overall employment in Philadelphia has increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Forensic Nursing employment growth

14,320 14,590 13,910 12,730 13,110
5,520 5,560 5,320 4,870 5,310
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Forensic Nursing VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$83,235 $84,190 $71,375 $76,275 $81,845
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forensic Nursing in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of forensic nursing professionals in Philadelphia has shrunk, salaries for forensic nursing professionals have also decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $81,845 per year was earned by forensic nursing professionals in Philadelphia. Four years earlier in 2006, forensic nursing professionals in Philadelphia made an average salary of $83,235 per year. The decline in the salary of forensic nursing professionals in Philadelphia is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Forensic nursing professionals in Philadelphia

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90th percentile

Forensic nursing professionals in Philadelphia make a median yearly salary of $75,380. The 10% of forensic nursing professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,875 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 178% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Forensic nursing professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Forensic Nursing

Philadelphia forensic nursing professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Forensic Nursing schools in Philadelphia


Many of Philadelphia's forensic nursing professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited forensic nursing schools in the city.

Forensic Nursing Programs Offered In Philadelphia


Philadelphia's forensic nursing schools offer 14 forensic nursing degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Forensic Nursing Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 1,432 students completed forensic nursing courses in 2010.

Forensic Nursing Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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